CENTRAL Arcadia: April 8. Elevation normal. Bass good on topwater lures in early morning. Catfish fair to good on stinkbait and chicken liver along the flats and points. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs. Report submitted by Chance Whiteley, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County. Hefner: April 9. Elevation normal, water 70-73 and murky. Largemouth bass good on…
The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has officially certified the catch of two new state record marine fish.
Robert Macejka of Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey reeled in the new state record Hickory Shad on November 20, 2011.
LAKE MEAD – Striper action remains slow but has shown signs of picking up in the Overton Arm. Fish in the Echo Bay area are averaging about three pounds. Cut anchovies and sardines fished near the bottom are catching the fish. Smallmouth and largemouth bass have moved up in the shallows to spawn and are bending rods. The winning bag…
A recent change in Nevada’s fishing regulations has relaxed hook restrictions, allowing for the use of barbed hooks on any legal bait for the Andorno Creek, Colman Creek and North Fork of Battle Creek, all in Humboldt County.
This report highlights a few of the best places to fish, what anglers are using and what they are catching. The information is compiled from regional Fish and Game fishery managers, local tackle shops and anglers.
The date and location have changed for the upcoming Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Atlantic Herring Section meeting to discuss the allowable “days out” measures for 2012 commercial Atlantic herring harvesters.
The State Fair Pond in Minot is closed due to construction projects prompted by last year’s Souris River flood. Located on the north end of the fairgrounds in the State Game and Fish Department’s Conservation and Outdoors Skills Park, the pond will reopen July 20 on opening day of the North Dakota State Fair.
A change in regulations concerning anglers fishing the Red and Bois de Sioux rivers involves those who fish from shore.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold a public meeting on a proposal to reintroduce alewives and blueback herring, commonly referred to as river herring, into Lake Winnisquam.
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REMINDER: The new fishing license year began April 1. Make sure you buy a new license before heading out! CATCHES OF THE WEEK: Bluewater Lake: April 5, Annette Gonzales of Grants caught a 41.5-inch, 18.5-pound tiger musky. She was using Zeke’s dough bait.Navajo Lake: April 6, Travis Elledge of Farmington caught a 33 inch, 9 pound brown trout. He…
Angler success for walleye at night along Kingsley Dam was very good this past weekend with some larger fish in the 7-12 pound range.
Rainbow trout fishing will once again return to Paul’s Creek, near St. Peter, as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) begins stocking operations for the April 14 stream trout opener.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the public that the
season for taking ula and ula papapa (spiny and slipper lobsters) and Kona crabs in state waters will be
closed starting on Tuesday, May 1, 2012.
A new required decal is now available for Minnesota boaters to help remind them of the state’s aquatic invasive species laws, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today.
A particularly successful night of bowfishing left one southeast-Missouri man with a state record and another thinking about what might have been.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources will release 70,000 young brown trout into Lake Michigan today at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor.
A special opportunity for young anglers to fish for rainbow trout will be offered Saturday, April 21, at Tri-County Fish & Wildlife Area’s Wyland Lake.
It’s that time of year again: spring. Landowners, homeowner associations and sportsmen look for private fish farms from which to buy Florida’s favorite freshwater game fish, the largemouth bass, to stock in their ponds or lakes.
Seven years into the Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study, biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Mote Marine Laboratory are gaining new insights into tarpon movement and seasonal habitat preferences.
They’re back. Gulf sturgeon have begun their annual migration back into the Suwannee River. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers have reported seeing the fish jump already this year.
When he launched his 17-foot Hydrosport on Hiwassee Reservoir on the morning of March 31, Tyler Shields expected he’d catch a few largemouth bass, maybe a smallmouth bass or two.
A few openings remain for the inaugural Kayak Fish and Float Workshop, which will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville.
Spring is here, which means striper fishing on the Roanoke River is kicking into high gear, speckled trout and drum fishing is heating up along the coast, and the opening day of spring turkey season is right around the corner.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board will meet on Friday, April 20 at the Clarion Inn, 1249 Tapadera Ave., Ontario.
When O.H. Ivie, the West Texas reservoir now below 20 percent capacity, produced Toyota ShareLunker 535 March 25, some people assumed the catch was an aberration.